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Calcium Scoring Test

Heart & Blood Health | Last Active: Dec 21, 2018 | Replies (8)

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Martin–Because she has a moderate plaque burden, based on her Coronary Artery Calcium score, and her age. With that combination, cardiologist is likely to recommend a statin based on her somewhat elevated cardiac risk. Or at the least continue with the daily aspirin. Cardiologists are more aggressively recommending statins with moderate to high CACS

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@tim1028, I didn't find anything in the postings by @lainie64 about "a moderate plaque burden" or a "somewhat elevated cardiac risk," only a low calcium score of 108. Moreover, if it's your judgment that a cardiologist is "likely to recommend" a statin, rather than extending that into a flat recommendation for a statin, I'd suggest that the patient ought to discuss the matter with her own professional medical team.